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  • Shiv Sena hits out at Centre for not taking action against MJ Akbar

    Mumbai: People involved in misconduct towards women are in the Cabinet, Bharatiya Janata Party ally Shiv Sena said on Tuesday. Sena, without naming anyone, attacked at the Centre for not taking any action against Union minister M J Akbar, who is facing allegations of sexual harassment. Several women journalists have come out and accused Akbar, a former newspaper editor and now the Union minister of state for external affairs, of sexually harassing

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    Maharashtra: Farmers need doorstep delivery of relief, not liquor, says Uddhav Thackeray

    Mumbai: Taking a dig at the state government’s refusal to allow doorstep delivery of liquor purchased online, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday remarked, instead of doorstep delivery of liquor, farmers reeling under drought need doorstep delivery of relief.
    Thackeray also took potshots at the declining law and order situation in the state through his party mouthpiece Saamna, after a Sena legislator was attacked in Mumbai on Saturday night.

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    Maharashtra: Shiv Sena minister Ramdas Kadam built illegal construction in Khed

    Mumbai: A senior Shiv Sena leader and minister for environment, Ramdas Kadam has violated rules of his own department for illegal construction in the green zone in Khed city, Ratnagiri district. Khed is Kadam’s home town. The District Collector of Ratnagri Pradip P, has sought directives from the Urban Development Department (UDD) before taking action against this illegal construction by the minister. Pradip has also sought directives against the Chief Officer (CO)

  • Split Maharashtra CM tenure equally between Shiv Sena, BJP: Ramdas Athawale

    Pune: Union minister Ramdas Athawale Sunday said that he had devised a formula to satisfy bickering allies BJP and Shiv Sena which involved splitting the tenure of chief ministership in Maharashtra equally between the two parties. He said that he would discuss this proposal with leaders of the Sena and the BJP, allies in the Maharashtra and Union governments.

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    Mumbai: Uddhav Thackeray projected as real mascot of Hindutva through city posters

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena, which has already slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its stand on the construction of the Ram Mandir at Ayodhya, has come up with posters showing party chief Uddhav Thackeray with clenched fist and a tag line “Hindutvachi Vajramooth” (the iron fist of Hindutva). It seems the party is trying to project Thackeray as the real mascot of Hindutva. The posters have come up on the occasion

  • Sena activists threaten to commit suicide if women enter Sabarimala

    Trivandrum: With Sabarimala Temple slated to open its door next week for a monthly ritual, Shiv Sena’s Kerala unit on Saturday warned that their women activists will commit suicide if any young woman tries to enter the shrine. A member of the Shiv Sena Kerala unit, Perin-gammala Aji told ANI that their women squad will gather near the Pamba River on October 17 and 18 as part of their so-called suicide group.

  • Mumbai: NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad calls on Uddhav Thackeray

    Mumbai: At a time when seat-sharing talks are going on between the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), NCP legislator Jitendra Awhad met Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at Matoshree on Friday. Though Awhad tweeted it was a courtesy visit, the meeting has caused political brows to be raised. NCP insiders said, Awhad, a close confidant of party chief Sharad Pawar, would not have met Thackeray without instructions from his party

  • Gurgaon: Hindu organsations shut down 400 meat shops 

    Gurgaon: The Shiv Sena and another Hindu organisation claimed to have forcibly shut around 400 meat and chicken shops at different locations here on Wednesday, demanding that they remain closed during Navaratri. Chief of Shiv Sena’s Gurgaon unit Gautam Saini told PTI that around 300 members of different Hindu organisations assembled at the Lord Shiva temple located at the Old Railway road on Wednesday morning and headed to different places to close

  • Shiv Sena demands closure of all meat shops in Gurugram during Navaratri days

    Gurugram: The Shiv Sena has demanded closure of all meat shops in Gurugram during the days of Navaratri and has threatened to forcibly shut them down if they don’t do it on their own. Locals claimed a group of Sena workers assembled at Palam Vihar on Wednesday and forcibly shutdown meat markets in Surat Nagar, Ashok Vihar, Sector 5 and 9, Pataudi Chowk, Jacobpura, Sadar Bazaar, Khandsa Anaj Mandi, Bus Stand, DLF area,

  • BJP will be dethroned if Ram Temple is not built in Ayodhya, warns Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday intensified its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, and warned the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government that it will be thrown out of power if it fails to build the temple, as promised.

  • Nalasopara arms haul case: Shiv Sena leader fetes lawyer for defending right-wing activists

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut lauded the efforts of advocate Sanjeev Punalekar for representing ‘innocent’ Hindu right wing activists accused in the Nalasopara arms haul case and murder cases and felicitated him at the Mumbai Patrakar Sangh on Monday. Outside the venue, the National Congress Party (NCP) leader Vidya Chauhan staged a protest against the ceremony.

  • Ram mandir issue: Togadia denounces Modi, Bhagwat; leans on Uddhav Thackeray

    Mumbai: Welcoming the decision of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to visit Ayodhya to begin construction of Ram mandir, Pravin Togadia, president of Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP), has demanded the Modi government should pass the bill to construct the mandir at Ayodhya. Denouncing Modi and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, Togadia said he shall support Thackeray over mandir issue.

  • No respite despite fuel price cut

    Fuel price cut: Shiv Sena says, It’s too late

    Mumbai: The reduction in fuel prices had come “too late”, the Shiv Sena said on Friday and claimed that the Centre had mopped up Rs 1 lakh crore per day when the rates of petrol and diesel were being increased daily. It also slammed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for his reported remark that he was “ready to mortgage the state in Dr B R Ambedkar’s service”.

  • Sewri TB hospital row: Nurses go on flash strike to protest coworkers’ suspension

    Mumbai: A week after the health department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had suspended one nurse and transferred three others from the Sewree Tuberculosis (TB) Hospital for allegedly throwing out seven minors along with their parents from the hospital, several nurses from the hospital went on a flash strike on Thursday.

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    Tanushree Dutta-Nana Patekar row: Government was not biased towards Patekar, asserts Sena MLA Deepak Kesarkar

    Mumbai: Maharashtra minister Deepak Kesarkar said Thursday there will be a fair probe if actor Tanushree Dutta files a police complaint against Nana Patekar, following up on her allegations that he misbehaved with her during the shooting of a film in 2008. Kesarkar, the minister of state for home (rural), also asserted that the government was not biased towards Patekar.

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    Maharashtra: BJP’s Ashish Deshmukh hints at discontent among party ranks

    Mumbai: Shortly after tendering his resignation as member of the legislative assembly (MLA), Ashish Deshmukh, former legislator of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has claimed many disgruntled party legislators are in the mood to quit the BJP. Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut has claimed several leaders of the BJP are in contact with the Sena.

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